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DBMS > MaxDB vs. mSQL vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. mSQL vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.65
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#151  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Hughes TechnologiesTeradata
Initial release198419942005
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20204.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoR packages
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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